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Heineccius, Johann Gottlieb (1681-1741), a learned German jurist, was professor of philosophy at Halle from 1713 to 1720, and twice held the united chairs of law and philosophy at that university (1720-23 and 1733-41), besides occupying similar posts at other universities. He wrote upon philosophical principles the following, amongst other works: Historia Juris Civilis Romani (1733), Elementa Juris Germanid (1735), and Elementa Juris Natures d Gentium (1723), the last of which was translated into English. His brother, Johann Michaelis (1674-1722), was author of a work on ancient German seals.